Chicago Guide

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The Top 5 Things to Do This Week

On your agenda: Celebrate Mother’s Day in flamboyant fashion; catch a classic rocker; and check out the weekend plans of general manager of Obama’s favorite local bookstore, Jack Cella

1 year
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Top 5 Things to Do This Week

On your agenda: A Rodgers and Hammerstein classic…a ’60s rock icon…a British crooner, plus the weekend plans of the SAIC fashion show’s co chair Roopa Weber

1 year
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Five Things to Do This Week

See Diana Krall, watch By the Way, Meet Vera Stark by Pulitzer prize-winning Lynn Nottage, and find out what you’d do if you were the artistic director of the Joffrey Ballet.

1 year
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Here Are Your Top Five Plans This Week

Track down rare vinyl at the Chirp Radio Record Fair, see Tarell McCraney’s latest play, and witness the return of the prodigal new-music group Eighth Blackbird.

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1 year
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The Top 5 Things to Do This Week

You can see Sigur Rós live in Chicago. There are other great things to do too. But did you hear that part about Sigur Rós?

1 year
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The 5 Most Fantastic Things You Should Do in Chicago This Week

Watch a cast of sisters clash in director Anna Bahow’s new play. Scan the subtitles of the 16th annual European Union Film Festival. See Jeffrey Forsythe’s art. Hear James Hunter’s blues. And catch the Branford Marsalis Quartet playin’ tunes.

1 year
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Five Things to Do This Week

On your agenda: The Finnish composer Esa-Pekka Salonen visits Chicago…the playwright Evan Linder pens a story of WWII soldiers in drag…free music, plus the chief curator at the Elmhurst Art Museum, Staci Boris

1 year
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Top Five Things to Do This Week

On your agenda: The pianist Phyllis Chen takes a seat at a toy piano…the Music Box Theatre launches a 70mm film series…free art, plus the weekend plans of the Joffery Ballet dancer April Daly

1 year
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Top 5 Things to Do This Week

On your agenda: Chicago Dance Crash take on love’s highs and lows…the artist Matthew Hoffman celebrates his ten-year project…free movie, plus the weekend plans of the owner of Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Andrew Rafacz

1 year
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Five Things to Do This Week

On your agenda: The actress Alexis Johnson channels Billie Holiday…the dancer Miguel Gutierrez transforms neurology into choreography…free art, plus the weekend plans of the performance artist and Co-Director of Happy Collaborationists Meredith Weber